Surveillance Video Released in Capitol Hill Carjacking

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    Police have released surveillance video of an attempted carjacking on Capitol Hill. (Published Friday, Feb. 28, 2014)

    Police hope a newly released surveillance video will help find a suspect in an attempted carjacking on Capitol Hill.

    The attempt happened Tuesday at a BP gas station on Pennsylvania Avenue. On the video, a woman gets out to pump gas, and then a car drives up and sneaks into her car.

    Police say he tried to drive off but wasn't able to start the car. He also tried to steal the woman's purse but she fought back and he ran off empty handed.

    Anyone with information can send an anonymous tip to (202) 727-9099 or, by text, to 50411.